Examining the Specific Challenges Women Face in Rehabilitation

According to various statistics, women face a different set of challenges when it comes to rehabilitation and drug abuse. As of 2013, it was estimated that as many as 2.7% of women were struggling with alcohol and drug abuse. As a matter of fact, the female abuse of prescription pain killers and number of overdoses is also on the rise. Women are also more prone to developing conditions such as post traumatic stress disorder and depression. Many drug rehab centers are now catering to the needs of … [Read more...]

Certain Risk Factors Make Females Vulnerable to Drug Abuse

Drug abuse is an issue that people suffer with all over the world, but did you know that there are certain risk factors that make women more vulnerable to drug abuse than men? In order to help yourself or someone you love, continue reading to learn more about what these risk factors are, as well as what you can do to avoid them and avoid falling victim to drugs. Different Factors for Females Than Males During a study conducted involving young girls and women ranging from the ages of 8 to … [Read more...]

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